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Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

? Pot a lait des Indes

Jug and Cover
1725-1730 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Jug and cover, porcelain, moulded floral decoration, silver mounts. Bulbous lower body, straight upper, plain loop handle, metal mounts, decoration of flowers in relief (moulded), on white ground. Lid without knop. The silver mounts have the discharge mark of Eloi Brichard datable to 1756-62.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Title? Pot a lait des Indes (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Porcelain with sprigged decoration and silver mount
Brief description
Jug and cover, porcelain, moulded floral decoration, silver mounts, possibly Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, 1725-1730
Physical description
Jug and cover, porcelain, moulded floral decoration, silver mounts. Bulbous lower body, straight upper, plain loop handle, metal mounts, decoration of flowers in relief (moulded), on white ground. Lid without knop. The silver mounts have the discharge mark of Eloi Brichard datable to 1756-62.
Dimensions
  • Height: 14.2cm
  • Diameter: 10.2cm
  • Maximum width: 12.5cm
Credit line
Given by J. H. Fitzhenry
Object history
Given by J. H. Fitzhenry.
Production
the porcelain about 1725-30, with silver mounts of 1756-62; Acquired as St Cloud. Reattributed to Vincennes before 1977 Paris Vincennes exhibition. Considered not Vincennes, possibly St Cloud 1988. Examined by FPS 1994 and considered the porcelain mid to late 1720s, probably German, possibly Meissen.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.450-1909

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Record createdJune 7, 2004
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